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Police investigating suspicious fire on Wonderland Road

Fire at 675 Wonderland Road S.

London police are investigating a suspicious fire at an apartment on Wonderland Road. The blaze broke out around 12 p.m. Monday at a second floor unit at 675 Wonderland Rd. South. Once crews arrived on scene, black smoke could be seen pouring out of the windows. The blaze was quickly put out and no one was hurt. Upon further review, the fire was deemed suspicious. The London Fire Department and the Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office are both investigating. Damage is pegged at $25,000. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and storiesRead More


Two suspicious blazes at west London townhouse

Suspicious fires at 1481 Limberlost on

London police and fire officials are investigating a pair of suspicious blazes at a west end townhouse complex. Emergency crews were called to 1481 Limberlost around 5 a.m. Tuesday. Some mattresses were set on fire outside of the building near a fence, while another blaze occurred at the front door of one of the units. No one was hurt. The Ontario Fire Marshal has been called to help investigate. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News HeadlinesRead More


Tourist apparently shot in head while driving in Alberta

Alberta RCMP, RCMP

A German tourist visiting Canada was airlifted to hospital after apparently being shot in the head while driving near Morley, Alta. Alberta RCMP are investigating the incident, which happened just before noon Thursday and left three family members in the 60-year-old man’s car with minor injuries when he drove off the road and struck a pole. The man sustained what officials said “appears to be a head wound from a firearm.” “The male was in a vehicle, driving west on Highway 1A when he received this injury, causing his vehicleRead More


Needles, trash ruining Barrie pond

Needles, trash ruining Barrie pond

Everything from needles, to household items to trash, is being found at Milligan’s Pond in Barrie, and residents are calling on the city for a big cleanup.   One resident took photos of large piles of trash left at the pond in Barrie this weekend. The photos caught the attention of many who live in the area. “This used to be a little haven, for people to bring their children, for people to read their books, and just spend time here. Now as you can see, there is no children,”Read More


Controversial Quebec play ‘SLAV’ to continue run across province in 2019

SLAV show

Giuseppe Valiante, The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, July 10, 2018 8:04PM EDT The artistic director of a theatre in Saint-Jerome, Que., says he doesn’t want to cancel a play that sparked protests and accusations of racial insensitivity, and helped lead the Montreal jazz festival to cancel the show’s multi-night run in early July. David Laferriere said in an interview Tuesday the theatre will put on the show “SLAV” by Quebec director Robert Lepage in early 2019. The play features a predominantly white cast picking cotton and singing songs composed byRead More


John Tavares signs with Toronto Maple Leafs

John Tavares

The Associated Press Published Sunday, July 1, 2018 10:17AM EDT Last Updated Sunday, July 1, 2018 1:18PM EDT TORONTO – After one of the most-watched courtships in NHL history, the Toronto Maple Leafs got the answer they were hoping for Sunday. John Tavares is coming home. The centre signed with the Leafs as free agency opened, bringing an end to a saga that gripped hockey for the better part of seven days, and ramped up even further over the last 48 hours. The deal is for US$77 million over sevenRead More


Police investigating armed robbery in Barrie

Robbery suspect

Police are looking for four suspects after an armed robbery at a gas station convenience store in Barrie. Barrie police say four suspects entered the Circle K Gas Station on Mapleview Drive East just after 2 a.m. Friday. According to police, one of the suspects was armed with a hand gun and another suspect was armed with a knife. The suspect armed with the handgun demanded money and cigarettes, while the other three suspects ransacked the store, police said. The suspects fled the store on foot with a quantity ofRead More


Bali airport reopens after ash threat stranded thousands

Mount Agung's crater glows red

The Associated Press Published Friday, June 29, 2018 9:22AM EDT Last Updated Friday, June 29, 2018 9:42AM EDT DENPASAR, Indonesia — The international airport on the Indonesian resort island of Bali reopened Friday afternoon after a nearly 12-hour closure due to a volcanic ash threat that disrupted travel plans for thousands. Nearly 450 flights were cancelled Friday, affecting some 75,000 people, as the Mount Agung volcano gushed a 2,500-metre column of ash and smoke for a second day. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency said tests showed there was no ashRead More


Trump doubles down on criticism of Canada

Trump doubles down on criticism of Canada

Ken Thomas, Catherine Lucey and Rob Gillies, The Associated Press Published Monday, June 11, 2018 1:51AM EDT WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump took more swipes at Canada and its prime minister over trade issues as he settled in for a summit with North Korea in Singapore, contending that “Fair Trade is now to be called Fool Trade if it is not Reciprocal.” Trump roiled the weekend Group of Seven meeting in Canada by agreeing to a group statement on trade only to withdraw from it while flying to Asia.Read More


Gymnastics exec says she was told to keep quiet about Nassar

Gymnastics exec says she was told to keep quiet about Nassar

WASHINGTON — The former president of USA Gymnastics refused to answer questions Tuesday from a Senate subcommittee about how he handled allegations of sexual abuse by former team doctor Larry Nassar, and another former executive sat next to him and asserted that her former boss instructed her and others to keep quiet about athletes’ claims. Rhonda Faehn, the former senior vice-president of USA Gymnastics, said she first reported an allegation against Nassar to Steve Penny, her then-boss, on June 17, 2015. Nassar was not arrested until more than a yearRead More